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  1. Anatole Kaletsky

    Anatole Kaletsky

    Writing for PS since 1995
    79 Commentaries

    Anatole Kaletsky, Chief Economist and Co-Chairman of Gavekal Dragonomics, is the author of Capitalism 4.0: The Birth of a New Economy in the Aftermath of Crisis (PublicAffairs, 2011).

  2. Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Writing for PS since 1997
    161 Commentaries

    Nina L. Khrushcheva, Professor of International Affairs at The New School, is the co-author (with Jeffrey Tayler), most recently, of In Putin’s Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia’s Eleven Time Zones (St. Martin's Press, 2019).

  3. Melvyn B. Krauss

    Melvyn B. Krauss

    Writing for PS since 1998
    56 Commentaries

    Melvyn B. Krauss is Professor Emeritus of Economics at New York University.

  4. Dani Rodrik

    Dani Rodrik

    Writing for PS since 1998
    202 Commentaries

    Dani Rodrik, Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard Kennedy School, is President of the International Economic Association and the author of Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy (Princeton University Press, 2017).

  5. Richard Haass

    Richard Haass

    Writing for PS since 2000
    147 Commentaries

    Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, previously served as Director of Policy Planning for the US State Department (2001-2003), and was President George W. Bush's special envoy to Northern Ireland and Coordinator for the Future of Afghanistan. He is the author, most recently, of The World: A Brief Introduction (Penguin Press, 2020).

  6. Chris Patten

    Chris Patten

    Writing for PS since 2000
    148 Commentaries

    Chris Patten, the last British governor of Hong Kong and a former EU commissioner for external affairs, is Chancellor of the University of Oxford and the author of The Hong Kong Diaries (Allen Lane, 2022).

  7. Jeffrey Frankel

    Jeffrey Frankel

    Writing for PS since 2000
    196 Commentaries

    Jeffrey Frankel, Professor of Capital Formation and Growth at Harvard University, previously served as a member of President Bill Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisers. He is a research associate at the US National Bureau of Economic Research.

  8. Katharina Pistor

    Katharina Pistor

    Writing for PS since 2000
    28 Commentaries

    Katharina Pistor, Professor of Comparative Law at Columbia Law School, is the author of The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality (Princeton University Press, 2019).

  9. Peter Singer

    Peter Singer

    Writing for PS since 2001
    214 Commentaries

    Peter Singer, Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, is Founder of the nonprofit organization The Life You Can Save. His books include Animal Liberation, Practical Ethics, The Ethics of What We Eat (with Jim Mason), Rethinking Life and Death, The Point of View of the Universe, co-authored with Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek, The Most Good You Can Do, Famine, Affluence, and Morality, One World Now, Ethics in the Real WorldWhy Vegan?, and Utilitarianism: A Very Short Introduction, also with Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek. In April 2021, W.W. Norton published his new edition of Apuleius’s The Golden Ass. In 2013, he was named the world's third "most influential contemporary thinker" by the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute.

  10. Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Writing for PS since 2001
    316 Commentaries

    Joseph E. Stiglitz, a Nobel laureate in economics and University Professor at Columbia University, is a former chief economist of the World Bank (1997-2000), chair of the US President’s Council of Economic Advisers, and co-chair of the High-Level Commission on Carbon Prices. He is a member of the Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation and was lead author of the 1995 IPCC Climate Assessment.

  11. Andrés Velasco

    Andrés Velasco

    Writing for PS since 2001
    132 Commentaries

    Andrés Velasco, a former presidential candidate and finance minister of Chile, is Dean of the School of Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the author of numerous books and papers on international economics and development, and has served on the faculty at Harvard, Columbia, and New York Universities. 

  12. Ricardo Hausmann

    Ricardo Hausmann

    Writing for PS since 2001
    106 Commentaries

    Ricardo Hausmann, a former minister of planning of Venezuela and former chief economist at the Inter-American Development Bank, is a professor at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government and Director of the Harvard Growth Lab.

  13. Ian Buruma

    Ian Buruma

    Writing for PS since 2001
    192 Commentaries

  14. Harold James

    Harold James

    Writing for PS since 2001
    203 Commentaries

    Harold James is Professor of History and International Affairs at Princeton University. A specialist on German economic history and on globalization, he is a co-author of The Euro and The Battle of Ideas, and the author of The Creation and Destruction of Value: The Globalization Cycle, Krupp: A History of the Legendary German FirmMaking the European Monetary Union, and The War of Words.

  15. Shashi Tharoor

    Shashi Tharoor

    Writing for PS since 2002
    172 Commentaries

    Shashi Tharoor, a former UN under-secretary-general and former Indian Minister of State for External Affairs and Minister of State for Human Resource Development, is an MP for the Indian National Congress. He is the author, most recently, of Pride, Prejudice and Punditry: The Essential Shashi Tharoor (Aleph Book Company, 2021).

  16. Kaushik Basu

    Kaushik Basu

    Writing for PS since 2002
    85 Commentaries

    Kaushik Basu, a former chief economist of the World Bank and chief economic adviser to the Government of India, is Professor of Economics at Cornell University and a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

  17. J. Bradford DeLong

    J. Bradford DeLong

    Writing for PS since 2002
    244 Commentaries

    J. Bradford DeLong, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and the author of Slouching Towards Utopia: An Economic History of the Twentieth Century (Basic Books, 2022). He was Deputy Assistant US Treasury Secretary during the Clinton Administration, where he was heavily involved in budget and trade negotiations. His role in designing the bailout of Mexico during the 1994 peso crisis placed him at the forefront of Latin America’s transformation into a region of open economies, and cemented his stature as a leading voice in economic-policy debates.

  18. Hans-Werner Sinn

    Hans-Werner Sinn

    Writing for PS since 2002
    108 Commentaries

    Hans-Werner Sinn, Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Munich, is a former president of the Ifo Institute for Economic Research and serves on the German economy ministry’s Advisory Council. He is the author, most recently, of The Euro Trap: On Bursting Bubbles, Budgets, and Beliefs (Oxford University Press, 2014).

  19. Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

    Writing for PS since 2002
    239 Commentaries

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr., a professor at Harvard University and a former US assistant secretary of defense, is the author, most recently, Do Morals Matter? Presidents and Foreign Policy from FDR to Trump (Oxford University Press, 2020).

  20. Kenneth Rogoff

    Kenneth Rogoff

    Writing for PS since 2002
    232 Commentaries

    Kenneth Rogoff, Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Harvard University and recipient of the 2011 Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics, was the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund from 2001 to 2003. He is co-author of This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly (Princeton University Press, 2011) and author of The Curse of Cash (Princeton University Press, 2016).

  21. Barry Eichengreen

    Barry Eichengreen

    Writing for PS since 2003
    175 Commentaries

    Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, is a former senior policy adviser at the International Monetary Fund. He is the author of many books, including In Defense of Public Debt (Oxford University Press, 2021).

  22. Robert J. Shiller

    Robert J. Shiller

    Writing for PS since 2003
    130 Commentaries

    Robert J. Shiller, a 2013 Nobel laureate in economics, is Professor of Economics at Yale University and the co-creator of the Case-Shiller Index of US house prices. He is the author of Irrational ExuberancePhishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception (with George Akerlof), and Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events.

  23. Raghuram G. Rajan

    Raghuram G. Rajan

    Writing for PS since 2003
    80 Commentaries

    Raghuram G. Rajan, former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, is Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the author, most recently, of The Third Pillar: How Markets and the State Leave the Community Behind (Penguin, 2020).

  24. Robert Skidelsky

    Robert Skidelsky

    Writing for PS since 2003
    199 Commentaries

    Robert Skidelsky, a member of the British House of Lords and Professor Emeritus of Political Economy at Warwick University, was a non-executive director of the private Russian oil company PJSC Russneft from 2016 to 2021. The author of a three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes, he began his political career in the Labour party, became the Conservative Party’s spokesman for Treasury affairs in the House of Lords, and was eventually forced out of the Conservative Party for his opposition to NATO’s intervention in Kosovo in 1999.

  25. Kemal Derviş

    Kemal Derviş

    Writing for PS since 2003
    122 Commentaries

    Kemal Derviş, a former minister of economic affairs of Turkey and administrator for the United Nations Development Programme, is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

  26. Mark Leonard

    Mark Leonard

    Writing for PS since 2004
    82 Commentaries

    Mark Leonard, Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations, is the author of The Age of Unpeace: How Connectivity Causes Conflict (Bantam Press, 2021).

  27. Jorge G. Castañeda

    Jorge G. Castañeda

    Writing for PS since 2004
    82 Commentaries

    Jorge G. Castañeda, a former foreign minister of Mexico, is a professor at New York University and the author of America Through Foreign Eyes (Oxford University Press, 2020).

  28. Mark J. Roe

    Mark J. Roe

    Writing for PS since 2004
    42 Commentaries

    Mark J. Roe is a professor at Harvard Law School and the author of Missing the Target: Why Stock Market Short-Termism Is Not the Problem (Oxford University Press, 2022).

  29. Javier Solana

    Javier Solana

    Writing for PS since 2004
    147 Commentaries

    Javier Solana, a former EU high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, secretary-general of NATO, and foreign minister of Spain, is President of EsadeGeo – Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics and Distinguished Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

  30. Daniel Gros

    Daniel Gros

    Writing for PS since 2005
    167 Commentaries

    Daniel Gros is a member of the board and a distinguished fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies. 

  31. Zhang Jun

    Zhang Jun

    Writing for PS since 2005
    56 Commentaries

    Zhang Jun, Dean of the School of Economics at Fudan University, is Director of the China Center for Economic Studies, a Shanghai-based think tank.

  32. Joschka Fischer

    Joschka Fischer

    Writing for PS since 2006
    201 Commentaries

    Joschka Fischer, Germany’s foreign minister and vice chancellor from 1998 to 2005, was a leader of the German Green Party for almost 20 years.

  33. Minxin Pei

    Minxin Pei

    Writing for PS since 2006
    96 Commentaries

    Minxin Pei, Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College, is a non-resident senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States.

  34. Anne-Marie Slaughter

    Anne-Marie Slaughter

    Writing for PS since 2006
    97 Commentaries

    Anne-Marie Slaughter, a former director of policy planning in the US State Department, is CEO of the think tank New America, Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University, and the author of Renewal: From Crisis to Transformation in Our Lives, Work, and Politics (Princeton University Press, 2021).

  35. Shlomo Ben-Ami

    Shlomo Ben-Ami

    Writing for PS since 2006
    197 Commentaries

    Shlomo Ben-Ami, a former Israeli foreign minister, is Vice President of the Toledo International Center for Peace and the author of Prophets without Honor: The 2000 Camp David Summit and the End of the Two-State Solution (Oxford University Press, 2022).

  36. Nouriel Roubini

    Nouriel Roubini

    Writing for PS since 2007
    170 Commentaries

    Nouriel Roubini, Professor Emeritus of Economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business, is Chief Economist at Atlas Capital Team, CEO of Roubini Macro Associates, Co-Founder of TheBoomBust.com, and author of MegaThreats: Ten Dangerous Trends That Imperil Our Future, and How to Survive Them (Little, Brown and Company,  2022). He is a former senior economist for international affairs in the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers during the Clinton Administration and has worked for the International Monetary Fund, the US Federal Reserve, and the World Bank. His website is NourielRoubini.com, and he is the host of NourielToday.com.

  37. Simon Johnson

    Simon Johnson

    Writing for PS since 2007
    157 Commentaries

    Simon Johnson, a former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, is a professor at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and a co-chair of the COVID-19 Policy Alliance. He is the co-author (with Jonathan Gruber) of Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream and the co-author (with James Kwak) of 13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and The Next Financial Meltdown.

  38. Jim O'Neill

    Jim O'Neill

    Writing for PS since 2008
    116 Commentaries

    Jim O’Neill, a former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management and a former UK treasury minister, is a member of the Pan-European Commission on Health and Sustainable Development.

  39. Michael Spence

    Michael Spence

    Writing for PS since 2008
    158 Commentaries

    Michael Spence, a Nobel laureate in economics, is Professor of Economics Emeritus and a former dean of the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. He is Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Senior Advisor to General Atlantic, and Chairman of the firm’s Global Growth Institute. He serves on the Academic Committee at Luohan Academy, and chairs the Advisory Board of the Asia Global Institute. He was chairman of the independent Commission on Growth and Development, an international body that from 2006-10 analyzed opportunities for global economic growth, and is the author of The Next Convergence: The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World (Macmillan Publishers, 2012).

  40. Michael J. Boskin

    Michael J. Boskin

    Writing for PS since 2009
    85 Commentaries

    Michael J. Boskin is Professor of Economics at Stanford University and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He was Chairman of George H.W. Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1989 to 1993, and headed the so-called Boskin Commission, a congressional advisory body that highlighted errors in official US inflation estimates.

  41. Carl Bildt

    Carl Bildt

    Writing for PS since 2009
    106 Commentaries

    Carl Bildt was Sweden’s foreign minister from 2006 to 2014 and prime minister from 1991 to 1994, when he negotiated Sweden’s EU accession. A renowned international diplomat, he served as EU Special Envoy to the Former Yugoslavia, High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, UN Special Envoy to the Balkans, and Co-Chairman of the Dayton Peace Conference. He is Co-Chair of the European Council on Foreign Relations. 

  42. Howard Davies

    Howard Davies

    Writing for PS since 2009
    82 Commentaries

    Howard Davies, the first chairman of the United Kingdom’s Financial Services Authority (1997-2003), is Chairman of NatWest Group. He was Director of the London School of Economics (2003-11) and served as Deputy Governor of the Bank of England and Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry.

  43. Brahma Chellaney

    Brahma Chellaney

    Writing for PS since 2009
    158 Commentaries

    Brahma Chellaney, Professor of Strategic Studies at the New Delhi-based Center for Policy Research and Fellow at the Robert Bosch Academy in Berlin, is the author of Water, Peace, and War: Confronting the Global Water Crisis (Rowman & Littlefield, 2013).

  44. Yu Yongding

    Yu Yongding

    Writing for PS since 2010
    69 Commentaries

    Yu Yongding, a former president of the China Society of World Economics and director of the Institute of World Economics and Politics at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, served on the Monetary Policy Committee of the People’s Bank of China from 2004 to 2006. 

  45. Takatoshi Ito

    Takatoshi Ito

    Writing for PS since 2010
    22 Commentaries

    Takatoshi Ito, a former Japanese deputy vice minister of finance, is a professor at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and a senior professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo.

  46. Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Writing for PS since 2010
    152 Commentaries

    Mohamed A. El-Erian, President of Queens’ College at the University of Cambridge, is a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the author of The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability, and Avoiding the Next Collapse (Random House, 2016).

  47. Jean Pisani-Ferry

    Jean Pisani-Ferry

    Writing for PS since 2010
    140 Commentaries

    Jean Pisani-Ferry, a senior fellow at the Brussels-based think tank Bruegel and a senior non-resident fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, holds the Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa chair at the European University Institute.

  48. Adair Turner

    Adair Turner

    Writing for PS since 2010
    73 Commentaries

    Adair Turner, Chair of the Energy Transitions Commission, was Chair of the UK Financial Services Authority from 2008 to 2012. He is the author of many books, including Between Debt and the Devil.

  49. Gareth Evans

    Gareth Evans

    Writing for PS since 2010
    74 Commentaries

    Gareth Evans, a former foreign minister of Australia, is President Emeritus of the International Crisis Group, Founding Convenor of the Asia-Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, and an honorary professor at Australian National University. He is the author of The Responsibility to Protect: Ending Mass Atrocity Crimes Once and For All and co-author of Nuclear Weapons: The State of Play 2015.

  50. Stephen S. Roach

    Stephen S. Roach

    Writing for PS since 2011
    148 Commentaries

    Stephen S. Roach, a faculty member at Yale University and former chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, is the author of Unbalanced: The Codependency of America and China (Yale University Press, 2014) and Accidental Conflict: America, China, and the Clash of False Narratives (Yale University Press, 2022).

  51. Ana Palacio

    Ana Palacio

    Writing for PS since 2011
    140 Commentaries

    Ana Palacio, a former minister of foreign affairs of Spain and former senior vice president and general counsel of the World Bank Group, is a visiting lecturer at Georgetown University.

  52. Andrew Sheng

    Andrew Sheng

    Writing for PS since 2011
    131 Commentaries

    Andrew Sheng, a distinguished fellow at the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong, is a member of the UNEP Advisory Council on Sustainable Finance.

  53. Laura Tyson

    Laura Tyson

    Writing for PS since 2012
    111 Commentaries

    Laura Tyson, a former chair of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers during the Clinton administration, is a professor at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and a member of the Board of Advisers at Angeleno Group.

  54. Keyu Jin

    Keyu Jin

    Writing for PS since 2012
    24 Commentaries

    Keyu Jin, Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.

  55. Arvind Subramanian

    Arvind Subramanian

    Writing for PS since 2012
    33 Commentaries

    Arvind Subramanian, a senior fellow at Brown University, is a distinguished non-resident fellow at the Center for Global Development and the author of Of Counsel: The Challenges of the Modi-Jaitley Economy (India Viking, 2018).

  56. Daron Acemoglu

    Daron Acemoglu

    Writing for PS since 2012
    56 Commentaries

    Daron Acemoglu, Professor of Economics at MIT, is co-author (with James A. Robinson) of Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty (Profile, 2019) and The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty (Penguin, 2020).

  57. Xiao Geng

    Xiao Geng

    Writing for PS since 2012
    121 Commentaries

    Xiao Geng, Chairman of the Hong Kong Institution for International Finance, is a professor and Director of the Institute of Policy and Practice at the Shenzhen Finance Institute at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen.

  58. Lee Jong-Wha

    Lee Jong-Wha

    Writing for PS since 2012
    53 Commentaries

    Lee Jong-Wha, Professor of Economics at Korea University, was chief economist at the Asian Development Bank and a senior adviser for international economic affairs to former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak.

  59. Dambisa Moyo

    Dambisa Moyo

    Writing for PS since 2013
    29 Commentaries

    Dambisa Moyo, an international economist, is the author of four New York Times bestselling books, including Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy Is Failing to Deliver Economic Growth – and How to Fix It (Basic Books, 2018).

  60. Ngaire Woods

    Ngaire Woods

    Writing for PS since 2013
    47 Commentaries

    Ngaire Woods is Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford.

  61. Koichi Hamada

    Koichi Hamada

    Writing for PS since 2013
    55 Commentaries

    Koichi Hamada, Professor Emeritus at Yale University, was a special adviser to former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzō.

  62. Lucrezia Reichlin

    Lucrezia Reichlin

    Writing for PS since 2014
    27 Commentaries

    Lucrezia Reichlin, a former director of research at the European Central Bank, is Professor of Economics at the London Business School and a trustee of the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation.

  63. Anne O. Krueger

    Anne O. Krueger

    Writing for PS since 2014
    61 Commentaries

    Anne O. Krueger, a former World Bank chief economist and former first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is Senior Research Professor of International Economics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and Senior Fellow at the Center for International Development at Stanford University.

  64. Carmen M. Reinhart

    Carmen M. Reinhart

    Writing for PS since 2014
    47 Commentaries

    Carmen M. Reinhart is Chief Economist of the World Bank Group. 

  65. Dalia Marin

    Dalia Marin

    Writing for PS since 2014
    24 Commentaries

    Dalia Marin, Professor of International Economics at the School of Management of the Technical University of Munich, is a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research and non-resident fellow at Bruegel.

  66. Elizabeth Drew

    Elizabeth Drew

    Writing for PS since 2015
    77 Commentaries

    Elizabeth Drew is a Washington-based journalist and the author, most recently, of Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon's Downfall.

  67. Yanis Varoufakis

    Yanis Varoufakis

    Writing for PS since 2015
    97 Commentaries

    Yanis Varoufakis, a former finance minister of Greece, is leader of the MeRA25 party and Professor of Economics at the University of Athens. 

  68. Mariana Mazzucato

    Mariana Mazzucato

    Writing for PS since 2015
    48 Commentaries

    Mariana Mazzucato, Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London, is Founding Director of the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, Chair of the World Health Organization’s Council on the Economics of Health For All, and a co-chair of the Global Commission on the Economics of Water. She is the author of The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy (Penguin Books, 2019), The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths (Penguin Books, 2018), and, most recently, Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism (Penguin Books, 2022).

  69. Shang-Jin Wei

    Shang-Jin Wei

    Writing for PS since 2015
    52 Commentaries

    Shang-Jin Wei, a former chief economist at the Asian Development Bank, is Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. 

  70. Sławomir Sierakowski

    Sławomir Sierakowski

    Writing for PS since 2015
    95 Commentaries

    Sławomir Sierakowski, founder of the Krytyka Polityczna movement, is a senior fellow at the German Council on Foreign Relations. 

  71. Gernot Wagner

    Gernot Wagner

    Writing for PS since 2016
    14 Commentaries

    Gernot Wagner, a climate economist at Columbia Business School, is the author, most recently, of Geoengineering: The Gamble (Polity, 2021).

  72. Diane Coyle

    Diane Coyle

    Writing for PS since 2017
    30 Commentaries

    Diane Coyle, Professor of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge, is the author, most recently, of Cogs and Monsters: What Economics Is, and What It Should Be (Princeton University Press, 2021).

  73. Jason Furman

    Jason Furman

    Writing for PS since 2017
    10 Commentaries

    Jason Furman, a former chair of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, is Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

  74. Jayati Ghosh

    Jayati Ghosh

    Writing for PS since 2018
    58 Commentaries

    Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is a member of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Advisory Board on Effective Multilateralism.

  75. Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

    Writing for PS since 2019
    18 Commentaries

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, a former World Bank Group chief economist and editor-in-chief of the American Economic Review, is Professor of Economics at Yale University.

  76. Antara Haldar

    Antara Haldar

    Writing for PS since 2019
    15 Commentaries

    Antara Haldar, Associate Professor of Empirical Legal Studies at the University of Cambridge, is a visiting faculty member at Harvard University, a former fellow at Stanford University’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, and the principal investigator on a European Research Council grant on law and cognition.

  77. Nancy Qian

    Nancy Qian

    Writing for PS since 2021
    22 Commentaries

    Nancy Qian, Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, is a co-director of Northwestern University’s Global Poverty Research Lab and the Founding Director of China Econ Lab.

  78. John H. Cochrane

    John H. Cochrane

    Writing for PS since 2021
    9 Commentaries

    John H. Cochrane is a senior fellow of the Hoover Institution and an adjunct scholar at the CATO Institute.

  79. Keun Lee

    Keun Lee

    Writing for PS since 2021
    7 Commentaries

    Keun Lee, Vice Chair of the National Economic Advisory Council for the President of South Korea, is Distinguished Professor of Economics at Seoul National University and the author of China’s Technological Leapfrogging and Economic Catch-up: A Schumpeterian Perspective (Oxford University Press, 2022).

  80. Slavoj Žižek

    Slavoj Žižek

    Writing for PS since 2022
    13 Commentaries

    Slavoj Žižek, Professor of Philosophy at the European Graduate School, is International Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities at the University of London and the author, most recently, of Heaven in Disorder (OR Books, 2021).

  81. Michael R. Strain

    Michael R. Strain

    Writing for PS since 2022
    8 Commentaries

    Michael R. Strain, Director of Economic Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, is the author, most recently, of The American Dream Is Not Dead: (But Populism Could Kill It) (Templeton Press, 2020).

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    Resentment on the Western Front

    Sławomir Sierakowski thinks the Polish public needs a more open and honest conversation about refugees before resentment spirals.
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    Crypto’s Well-Worn Path to Crisis

    Xavier Vives writes that, despite the novelty of the assets, the narrative of FTX’s collapse was established long ago.
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    The Unavoidable Crash

    Nouriel Roubini anticipates a stagflationary debt crisis, owing to a dangerous combination of inflation and over-borrowing.
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    War Over Taiwan?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. considers whether a deterrence arrangement that has worked for 50 years is still sufficient.
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    The Contested Fed

    James Livingston

    By all accounts, central banks – particularly the Fed, because the dollar is still the world’s dominant currency – already act as investment authorities. But their recent bailouts have exacerbated economic inequality, and have done little or nothing to address climate change.

    reviews three books that, each in its own way, reveal a central truth about the world’s leading central bank.
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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.
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    Killing Twitter

    Antara Haldar explains what Elon Musk fundamentally misunderstands about the platform – and about free speech.
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    The Napoleons of Big Tech

    Bill Emmott

    Recent events in the technology sector suggest that investors and lenders should be demanding a premium to cover the risk that a star entrepreneur will become an egomaniacal dictator. With each business cycle, it seems, old lessons must be relearned.

    sees in the industry’s harsh reckoning this year lessons that apparently can’t be learned often enough.
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